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AMUEEE Syllabus

College / University: Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

Aligarh Muslim University Engineering Entrance Exam (AMUEEE) is a yearly exam conducted for admissions to B.Tech/B.Arch Courses at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh.

Syllabus For B.Tech./B.Arch.


Physical World and Measurement

Physics-scope and excitement, nature of physical laws; Physics, technology and society. Need for measurement: Units of measurement; systems of units; SI units, fundamental and derived units. Length, mass and time measurements; accuracy and precision of measuring instruments, errors in measurement; significant figures. Dimensions of physical quantities, dimensional analysis and its applications.


Frame of reference. Motion in a straight line: Position-time graph, speed and velocity. Uniform and non-uniform motion, average speed and instantaneous velocity. Uniformly accelerated motion, velocity-time, position-time graphs, relations for uniformly accelerated motion (graphical treatment). Elementary concepts of differentiation and integration for describing motion. Scalar and vector quantities: Position and displacement vectors, general vectors and notation, equality of vectors, multiplication of vectors by a real number; addition and subtraction of vectors. Relative velocity. Unit vector; Resolution of a vector in a plane-rectangular components. Motion in a plane. Cases of uniform velocity and uniform accelerationprojectile motion. Uniform circular motion.

Laws of Motion

Intuitive concepts of force. Inertia, Newton’s first law of motion; momentum and Newton’s second law of motion; impulse; Newton’s third law of motion. Law of conservation of linear momentum and its applications. Equilibrium of concurrent forces. Static and kinetic friction, laws of friction, rolling friction. Dynamics of uniform circular motion: Centripetal force, examples of circular motion (vehicle on level circular road, vehicle on banked road).

Work, Energy and Power

Scalar product of vectors. Work done by a constant force and a variable force; kinetic energy, work-energy theorem, power. Notion of potential energy, potential energy of a spring, conservative forces: conservation of mechanical energy (kinetic and potential energies); non-conservative forces: elastic and inelastic collisions in one and two dimensions.

Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body

Centre of mass of a two-particle system, momentum conversation and centre of mass motion. Centre of mass of a rigid body; centre of mass of uniform rod. Vector product of vectors; moment of a force, torque, angular momentum, conservation of angular momentum with some examples. Equilibrium of rigid bodies, rigid body rotation and equations of rotational motion. Comparison of linear and rotational motions; moment of inertia, radius of gyration. Values of moments of inertia for simple geometrical objects (no derivation). Statement of parallel and perpendicular axes theorems and their applications.


Keplar’s laws of planetary motion. The universal law of gravitation. Acceleration due to gravity and its variation with altitude and depth. Gravitational potential energy; gravitational potential. Escape velocity. Orbital velocity of a satellite. Geo-stationary

Properties of Bulk Matter

Elastic behaviour, Stress-strain relationship, Hooke’s law, Young’s modulus, bulk modulus, shear, modulus of rigidity. Pressure due to a fluid column; Pascal’s law and its applications (hydraulic lift and hydraulic brakes). Effect of gravity on fluid pressure. Viscosity, Stokes’ law, terminal velocity, Reynold’s number, streamline and turbulent flow. Bernoulli’s theorem and its applications. Surface energy and surface tension, angle of contact, application of surface tension ideas to drops, bubbles and capillary rise. Heat, temperature, thermal expansion; specific heat-calorimetry; change of state-latent heat. Heat transfer-conduction, convection and radiation, thermal conductivity, Newton’s law of cooling.


Thermal equilibrium and definition of temperature (zeroth law of thermodynamics). Heat, work and internal energy. First law of thermodynamics. Second law of thermodynamics: reversible and irreversible processes. Heat engines and refrigerators.

Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory

Equation of state of perfect gas, work done on compressing a gas. Kinetic theory of gases-assumptions, concept of pressure. Kinetic energy and temperature; rms speed of gas molecules; degrees of freedom, law of equipartition of energy (statement only) and application to specific heats of gases; concept of mean free path, Avogadro’s number.

Oscillations and Waves

Periodic motion-period, frequency, displacement as a function of time. Periodic functions. Simple harmonic motion (S.H.M) and its equation; oscillations of a spring restoring force and force constant; energy in S.H.M.-kinetic and potential energies; simple pendulum-derivation of expression for its time period; free, forced and damped oscillations (qualitative ideas only), resonance. Wave motion. Longitudinal and transverse waves, speed of wave motion. Displacement relation for a progressive wave. Principle of superposition of waves, reflection of waves, standing waves in strings and organ pipes, fundamental mode and harmonics, Beats, Doppler effect.


Electric charges, Conservation of charge, Coulomb’s low-force between two point charges forces between multiple charges, superposition principle and continuous charge distribution. Electric field, electric field due to a point charge, electric field lines; electric dipole electric field due to a dipole torque on a dipole in uniform electric field. Electric flux, statement of gauss’s theorem and its applications to find field due to infinitely long straight wire uniformly charges infinite plane sheet and uniformly charged tin spherical shell (field inside and outside). Electric potential, potential difference, electric potential due to a point charge, a
dipole and system of charge; equipotential surfaces, electrical potential energy of a system of two point charges and of electric dipole in an electrostatic field. Conductors and insulators, free charges and bound charges inside a conductor. Dielectrics and electric polarization, capacitors and capacitance, combination of capacitors in series and in parallel, capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectric medium between the plates, energy stored in a capacitor. Van de Graaff generator.

Current Electricity

Electric current flow of electric chargers in a metallic conductor drift velocity, mobility and their relation with electric current; Ohm’s electrical resistance, V-I characteristics (linear and non-linear), electrical energy and power, electrical resistivity and
conductivity. Carbon resistors colour code for carbon resistors; series and parallel combinations of resistors; temperature dependence of resistance. Internal resistance of a cell, potential difference and emf of a cell combination of cells in series and in parallel. Kirchhoff’s laws and simple applications. Wheatstone bridge and metre bridge. Potentiometer – principle and its applications to measure potential difference and for comparing emf of two cells; measurement of internal resistance of a cell.

Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

Concept of magnetic field, Oersted’s experiment. Biot-Savart law and its application to current carrying circular loop. Ampere’s law and its applications to infinitely long straight wire, straight and toroidal solenoids. Force on a moving charge in uniform magnetic and electric fields. Cyclotron. Force on a current – carrying conductor in a uniform magnetic field. Force between two parallel current – carrying conductors – definition of ampere. Torque experienced by a current loop in uniform magnetic field; moving coil galvanometer – its current sensitivity and conversion to ammeter and voltmeter. Current loop as a magnetic dipole and its magnetic dipole moment. Magnetic dipole, moment of a revolving electron, magnetic field intensity due to a magnetic dipole (bar magnet) along its axis and perpendicular to its axis. Torque on magnetic dipole (bar magnet) in a uniform magnetic field; bar magnet as an equivalent solenoid magnetic field line; Earth’s magnetic field and magnetic elements para – dia – and ferro – magnetic substances, with examples. Electromagnets and factors of affecting their strengths. Permanent magnets.

Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents

Electromagnetic Induction; Faraday’s law. Induced emf and current; Lenz’s law,
Eddy current self and mutual inductance.
Need for displacement current.
Alternating currents, peak and rms value of alternating; current/voltage, reactance
and impedance;
LC oscillations (qualitative treatment only), LCR series circuit, resonance; power in
ac circuits wattles current.
AC generator and transformer.

Electromagnetic Waves

Displacement current, Electromagnetic wave and their characteristics (qualitative ideas only) Transverse nature of electromagnetic waves. Electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible, ultraviolet, xrays, gamma rays) including elementary facts about their uses.


Reflection of light spherical mirrors, mirror formula refraction of light, total internal reflection and its applications, optical fibres refraction at spherical surfaces, lenses thin lens formula lens maker’s Formula. Magnification power of a lens, combination
of thin lenses in contract. Refraction and dispersion of light through a prism. Scattering of light – blue colour of the sky and reddish appearance of the sun at sunrise and sunset.

Optical instruments: Human eye, image formation and accommodation, correct of eye defects (myopia, hypermetropia, presbyopia and astigmatism) using lenses. Microscopes and astronomical Telescopes (reflecting and refraction) and their magnifying powers.

Waves optics: Wave front and Huygens principle reflection and refraction of plane wave at a plane surface using wave fronts. Proof of laws of reflection and refraction using Huygen’s principle. Interference, Young’s double slit experiment and expression for fringe width coherent sources and sustained interference of light. Diffraction due to a single slit, width of central maximum. Resolving power of microscopes and astronomical telescopes Polarization, plane polarized light; Brewster’s law. Uses of plane polarized light and polaroids.

Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

Dual nature of Radiation Photoelectric, Hertz and Lenard’s observations; Einstein’s Photoelectric equation – particle nature of light.
Matter waves-wave nature of particles, de Broglie relation. Davission – Germer experiment.

Atoms & Nuclei

Alpha-particle scattering experiment, Rutherford’s model of atom; Bohr model, energy levels hydrogen spectrum. Composition and size of nucleus, atomic masses, isotopes, isobars; isotones. Radioactivity – alpha, beta and gamma particles/rays and their properties; radioactive decay law Mass-energy relation, mass defect; binding energy per nucleon and its variation with mass number; nuclear fission, nuclear reactor, nuclear fusion.

Electronic Devices

Semiconductors; semiconductor diode – I – V. characteristics in forward and reverse bias, diode as a rectifier; I – V characteristics of LED, photodiode, solar cell and Zener diode: Zener diode as a voltage regulator. Junction transistor, transistor action characteristics of a transistor; transistor as an amplifier (common emitter configuration) and oscillator. Logic gates (OR, AND, NOT, NAND and NOR). Transistor as a switch.

Communication Systems

Elements of a communication system (block diagram only); bandwidth of signals (speech, TV and digital data); bandwidth of transmission medium. Propagation of electromagnetic waves in the atmosphere, sky and space wave propagation. Need for modulation. Production and detection of an amplitude-modulate wave.


Class XI (Theory)

Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

General Introduction : Importance and scope of chemistry.

Historical approach to particulate nature of matter, laws of chemical combination, Dalton’s atomic theory : concept of elements, atoms and molecules.

Atomic and molecular masses. Mole concept and molar mass; percentage composition and empirical and molecular formula; chemical reactions, stoichiometry and calculations based on stoichiometry.

Structure of Atom

Discovery of electron, proton and neutron; atomic number, isotopes and isobars. Thompson’s model and its limitations, Rutherford’s model and its limitations, Bohr’s model and its limitations, concept of shells and subshells, dual nature of matter and light, de Broglie’s relationship, Heisenberg uncertainty principle, concept of orbitals, quantum numbers, shapes of s, p and d orbitals, rules for filling electrons in orbitals Aufbau principle, Pauli exclusion principle and Hund’s rule, electronic configuration of atoms, stability of half filled and completely filled orbitals.

Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

Significance of classification, brief history of the development of periodic table, modern periodic law and the present form of periodic table, periodic trends in properties of elements – atomic radii, ionic radii, inert gas radii, ionization enthalpy, electron gain enthalpy, electronegativity, valence, Nomenclature of elements with atomic number greater than 100.

Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

Valence electrons, ionic bond, covalent bond, bond parameters, Lewis structure, polar character of covalent bond, covalent bond, covalent character of ionic bond, valence bond theory, resonance, geometry of covalent molecules, VSEPR theory, concept of hybridization involving s, p and d orbitals and shapes of some simple molecules, molecular orbital theory of homonuclear diatomic molecules (qualitative idea only). Hydrogen bond.

States of Matter : Gases and Liquids

Three states of matter, intermolecular interactions, types of bonding, melting and boiling points, role of gas laws in elucidating the concept of the molecule, Boyle’s law, Charle’s law, Gay Lussac’s law, Avogadro’s law, ideal behaviour, empirical derivation of gas equation, Avogadro number, ideal gas equation. Kinetic energy and molecular speeds (elementary idea), deviation from ideal behaviour, liquefaction of gases, critical temperature. Liquid State – Vapour pressure, viscosity and surface tension (qualitative idea only, no mathematical derivations).


Concepts of system, types of systems, surroundings, work, heat, energy, extensive and intensive properties, state functions.

First law of thermodynamics – internal energy and enthalpy, heat capacity and specific heat, measurement of AU and AH, Hess’s law of constant heat summation, enthalpy of : bond dissociation, combustion, formation, atomization, sublimation, phase transition, ionization,solution and dilution.

Introduction of entropy as a state function, Second law of thermodynamics, Gibbs energy change for spontaneous and non-spontaneous process, criteria for equilibrium.

Third law of thermodynamics – Brief Introduction


Equilibrium in physical and chemical processes, dynamic nature of equilibrium, law of mass action, equilibrium constant, factors affecting equilibrium – Le Chatelier’s principle; ionic equilibrium – ionization of acids and bases, strong and weak electrolytes, degree of ionization, ionization of polybasic acids, acid strength, concept of pH, Hydrolysis of salts (elementary idea), buffer solutions, Henderson equation, solubility product, common ion effect (with illustrative examples)

Redox Reactions

Concept of oxidation and reduction, redox reactions, oxidation number, balancing redox
reactions in terms of loss and gain of electron and change in oxidation numbers, applications
of redox reactions.


Position of hydrogen in periodic table, occurrence, isotopes, preparation, properties and uses of hydrogen; hydrides – ionic, covalent and interstitial; physical and chemical properties of water, heavy water; hydrogen peroxide – preparation, reactions, use and structure; hydrogen as a fuel

s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)

Group 1 and Group 2 elements

General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, anomalous properties of the first element of each group, diagonal relationship, trends in the variation of properties (such as ionization enthalpy, atomic and ionic radii), trends in chemical reactivity with oxygen, water, hydrogen and halogens; uses.

Preparation and Properties of some Important Compounds:

Sodium carbonate, sodium chloride, sodium hydroxide and sodium hydrogencarbonate, biological importance of sodium and potassium.

CaA2, CaCO3, and industrial use of lime and limestone, biological importance of Mg and Ca.

Some p-Block Elements

General Introduction to p-Block Elements

Group 13 elements : General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, variation of properties, oxidation states, trends in chemical reactivity, anomalous properties of first element of the group; Boron-physical and chemical properties, some important compounds; borax, boric acids, boron hydrides. Aluminium: uses, reactions with acids and alkalies.

Group 14 elements : General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, variation of properties, oxidation states, trends in chemical reactivity, anomalous beheaviour of first element. Carbon – catenation, allotropic forms, physical and chemical properties; uses of some important compounds: oxides.

Important compounds of silicon and a few uses : silicon tetrachloride, silicones, silicates and zeolites, their uses.

Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques

General introduction, methods of purification, qualitative and quantitative analysis, classification and IUPAC nomenclature of organic compounds.

Electronic displacements in a covalent bond: inductive effect, electrometric effect, resonance and hyper conjugation.

Homolytic and heterolytic fission of a covalent bond: free radicals, carbocations, carbonions; electrophiles and nucleophiles, types of organic reactions.


Classification of Hydrocarbons.

Aliphatic hydrocarbons:

Alkanes – Nomenclature, isomerism, conformations (ethane only), physical properties, chemical reactions including free radical mechanism of halogenation, combustion and pyrolysis.

Alkenes – Nomenclature, structure of double bond (ethane), geometrical isomerism, physical properties, methods of preparation; chemical reactions: addition of hydrogen, halogen, water, hydrogen halides (Markovnikov’s addition and peroxide effect), ozonolysis, oxidation, mechanism of electrophilic addition.

Alkynes – Nomenclature, structure of triple bond (ethyne), physical properties, methods of preparation, chemical reactions: acidic character of alkynes, addition reaction of – hydrogen, halogens, hydrogen halides and water.

Aromatic hydrocarbons – Introduction, IUPAC nomenclature; Benzene : resonance, aromaticity; chemical properties : mechanism of electrophilic substitution – nitration sulphonation, halogenation, Friedel Craft’s alkylation and acylation; directive influence of functional group in mon-substituted benzene; carcinogenicity and toxicity.

Environmental Chemistry

Environmental pollution – Air, water and soil pollution, chemical reactions in atmosphere, smogs, major atmospheric pollutants; acid rain, ozone and its reactions, effects of depletion of ozone layer, greenhouse effect and global warming – pollution due to industrial wastes; green chemistry as an alternative tool for reducing pollution, strategy for control of environmental pollution.

Class XII (Theory)

Solid State

Classificatioin of solids based on different binding forces molecular, ionic covalent and metallic solids, amorphous and crystalline solids (elementary idea), unit cell in two dimensional and three dimensional lattices, calculations of density of unit cell, packing in solids, packing efficiency, voids, number of atoms per unit cell in a cubic unit cell, point defects electrical and magnetic properties, Band theory of metals, conductors, semiconductors and insulators and n and p type semiconductors.


Types of solutions, expression of concentration of solutions of solids in liquids, solubility of gases in liquids, solid solutions, colligative properties – relative lowering of vapour pressure, Raoult’s law, elevation of B.P., depression of freezing point, osmotic pressure, determination of molecular masses using colligative properties, abnormal molecular mass, Vant Hoff factor.


Redox reactions; conductance in electrylytic solutions, specific and molar conductivity variations of conductivity with concentration, Kohlrausch’s Law, electrolysis and laws of electrolysis (elementary idea), dry cell 0 electrolytic cells and Galvanic cells; lead accumulator, EMF of a cell, standard electrode potential, Nernst equation and its application to chemical cells. Relation between Gibbs energy change and EMF of a cell, fuel cells; corrosion.

Chemical Kinetics

Rate of a reaction (average and instantaneous), factors affecting rates of reaction : concentration, temperature, catalyst; order and molecularity of a reaction; rate law and specific rate constant, integrated rate equations and half life (only for zero and first order reactions); concept of collision theory (elementary idea, no mathematical treatment). Activation energy, Arrhenious equation.

Surface Chemistry

Adsorption – physisorption and chemisorption; factors affecting adsorption of gases on solids; catalysis thomogenous and heterogeneous, activity and selectivity: enzyme catalysis; colloidal state: distinction between true solutions, colloids and suspensions; lyophillic, lyophobic multimolecular and macromolecular colloids; properties of colloids; Tyndall effect, Brownian movement, electrophoresis, coagulation; emulsions – types of emulsions.

General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

Principles and methods of extraction – concentration, oxidation, reduction electrolytic method and refining; occurrence and principles of extraction of aluminium, copper, zinc and iron.

Block Elements

Group 15 elements : General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, oxidation states, trends in physical and chemical properties; nitrogen – preparation, properties and uses; compounds of nitrogen : preparation and properties of ammonia and nitric acid, oxides of nitrogen (structure only); Phosophorous – allotropic forms; compounds of phosphorous : preparation and properties of phosphine, halides (PCI3, PCI5) and oxoacids (elementary idea only).

Group 16 elements : General introduction, electronic configuration, oxidationi states, occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties; dioxygen: preparation, properties and uses; classification of oxides; ozone. Sulphur – allotropic forms; compounds of sulphur: preparation, properties and uses of sulphur dioxide; sulphuric acid : industrial process of manufacture, properties and uses, oxoacids of sulphur (structures only).

Group 17 elements : General introduction, electronic configuration, oxidation states, occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties; compounds of halogens: preparation, properties and uses of chlorine and hydrochloric acid, interhalogen compounds, oxoacids of halogens (structures only).

Group 18 elements : General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties, uses.

D and f Block Elements

General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence and characteristics of transition metals, general trends in properties of the first row transition metals – metallic character, ionization enthalpy, oxidation states, ionic radii, colour, catalytic property, magnetic properties, interstitial compounds, alloy formation. Preparation and properties of K2Cr2O7 and KMnO4.

Lanthanoids – electronic configuration, oxidation states, chemical reactivity and lanthanoid contraction and its consequences.

Actinoids – Electronic configuration, oxidation states and comparison with lanthenoids.

Coordination Compounds

Coordination compounds : Introduction, ligands, coordination number, colour, magnetic properties and shapes, IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds, bonding, Werner’s theory VBT, CFT; isomerism (structural and stereo) importance of coordination compounds (in qualitative analysis, extraction of metals and biological systems.).

Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

Haloalkanes: Nomenclature, nature of C-X bond, physical and chemical properties, mechanism of substitution reactions. Optical rotation.

Haloarenes : Nature of C-X bond, substitution reactions (directive influence of halogen for monosubstituted compounds only).

Uses and environmental effects of – dichloromethane, trichloromethane, tetrachloromethane, iodoform, freons, DDT.

Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

Alcohols : Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties (of primary alcohols only); identification of primary, secondary and tertiary alcohols; mechanism of dehydration, uses, with special reference to methanol and ethanol.

Phenols : Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, acidic nature of phenol, electrophillic substitution reaction, uses of phenols.

Ethers : Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, uses.

Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

Aldehydes and ketones: Nomenclature, nature of carbonyl group, method of preparation, physical and chemical properties, and mechanism of nucleophilic addition, reactivity of alpha hydrogen in aldehydes; uses.

Carboxylic Acids : Nomenclature, acidic nature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties; uses.

Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen

Amines : Nomenclature, classification, structure, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, uses, identification of primary secondary and tertiary amines.

Cyanides and Isocyanides – will be mentioned at relevant places in context.

Diazonium salts : Preparation, chemical reactions and importance in synthetic organic chemistry.


Carbohydrates – Classification (aldoses and ketoses), monosaccharide (glucose and fructose), D-L configuration, oligosaccharides (sucrose, lactose, maltose), polysaccharides (starch, cellulose, glycogen); importance.

Proteins – Elementary idea of a – amino acids, peptide bond, polypeptides, proteins, primary structure, secondary structure, tertiary structure and quaternary structure (qualitative idea only), denaturation of proteins; enzymes.

Hormones – Elementary idea (excluding structure).

Vitamins – Classification and functions.

Nucleic Acids : DNA and RNA


Classification – Natural and synthetic, methods of polymerization (addition and condensation), copolymerization, Some important polymers; natural and synthetic like polythene, nylon, polyesters, bakelite, rubber, Biodegradable and non-biodegradable polymers.

Chemistry in Every Day Life

1. Chemicals in medicines – analgesics, tranqualizers, antiseptic, disinfectants, antimicrobials, antifertility drugs, antibiotics, antacids, antithistamines.

2. Chemicals in food – preservatives, artificial sweetening agents, elementary idea of antioxidants.

3. Cleansing agents – soaps and detergents, cleansing action.


Unit – I : Sets And Functions

1. Sets (3+3)

Sets and their representations. Empty set. Finite & Infinite sets. Equal sets.Subsets. Subsets of the set of real numbers especially Intervals (with notations). Power set. Universal set. Venn diagrams. Union and Intersection of sets. Difference of sets. Complement of a set.

2. Relations And Functions (4+4)

Orders pairs, Cartesian product of sets. Number of elements in the Cartesian product of two finite sets. Cartesian product of the reals with itself (upto R x R x R). Definition of relation, pictorial diagrams, domain, codomain and range of a relation. Function as a special kind of relation from one set to another. Pictorial representation of a function, domain, co-domain and range of a function. Real valued function of the real variable, domain and range of these functions, constant, identity, polynomial, rational modulus, signum and greatest integer functions with their graphs, Sum, difference, product and quotients of functions.

3. Trignometric Functions :

Positive and negative angles. Measuring angles in radians and in degrees and conversion from one measure to another. Definition of trigonometric functions with the help of unit circle. Truth of the identity sin2 x + cos2 x = 1 for all x. Signs of trigonometric functions and sketch of their graphs. Expressing sin (x + y) and cos(x+y) in terms of sin x, sin y, cos x and cos y. Deducing the identities like the following : Identities related to sin 2 x, cos 2 x, tan 2 x, sin 3 x, cos 3 x and tan 3 x. General solution of trigonometric equiations of the type sin = sin

Unit II : Algebra

1. Principle Of Mathematical Induction(03)

Process of the proof by induction, motivating the application of the method by looking at natural numbers as the least inductive subset of real numbers. The principle of mathematical induction and simple applications.

2. Complex Numbers Numbers And Quadratic Equations(3+3)

Need for complex numbers, especially −1 , to be motivated by inability to solve every quadratic equation. Brief description of algebraic properties of complex numbers. Argand plane and polar representation of complex numbers. Statement of Fundamental Theorem of Algebra, Solution of quadratic equations in the complex number system.

3. Linear Inequalities : (03)

Linear inequalities, Algebraic solutions of linear inequalities in one variable and their representation on the number line. Graphical solution of linear inequalities in two variables. Solution of system mof linear inequalities in two variables graphically.

4. Permutations And Combinations(04)

Fundamental principle of counting. Factorial n (n1) Permutations and combinations, derivation of formulae and their connections, simple applications.

5. BinomialTheorem : (08)

History, statement and proof of the binomial theorem for positive integral indices. Pascal’s triangle, General and middle term in binomial expansion, simple applications.

6. Sequence And Series (06)

Sequence and Series, Arithmetic progression (A > P), arithmetic mean (A.M.) Geometric progression (G.P., General term of a G.P., sum of n terms of a G.P., geometric mean (G > M), relation between A.M. and G.M. Sum to a terms of the special series n , 2n and 3n .

Unit- III : Coordinate Geometry :

1. Straight Lines (04)

Brief recall of 2 D from earlier classes. Slope of a line and angel between two lines. Various forms of eqwuations of a line : parallel to axes, point-slope form, slope intercept form, two point form, intercepts form and normal form. General equation of a line. Distance of a point from a line.

2. Conic Section (04)

Sections of a cone : circle, ellipse, parabola, hyperbola, a point, a straight line and pair of intersecting lines as a degenerated case of conoic section. Standard equations and simple properties of parabola, ellipse and hyperbola. Standard equation of a circle.

3. Introduction To Three Dimensional Geometry (03)

Coordinate axes and coordinate planes in three dimensions. Coordinatoes of a point. Distance between two points and section formula.

Unit IV : Calculus

1. Limits And Derivatives: (04)

Derivative introduced as rate of change both as that of distance function and geometrically, intuitive idea of limit. Definition of derivative, relate it to slope of tangent of the curve, derivative of sum, difference, product and quotient of functions. Derivatives of polynomial and trigonometric functions.

Unit V : Mathematical Reasoning

1. Mathematical Reasoning (03)

Mathematically acceptable statements. Connecting words / phrases – consolidating the understanding of “if and only if (necessary and sufficient) condition”, implies”, and/ or”, implied by, “and”, “or”, “three exists” and their use through variety of examples related to real life and mathematics. Validating the statements involving the connecting words – difference between contradiction, converse and contrapositive.

2. Probability : (03)

Random experiments : Outcomes, sample, spaces (set representation). Events : occurrence of events, `not’, `and’ and `or’ events, exhaustive events, mutually exclusive events Axiomatic (set theoretic) probability, connections with the theories of earlier classes. Probability of an event, Probability of `not’, `and’ and `or’ events.

Recommended Text Books :

(1) Mathematics Part I – Textbook for Class XI, NCERT Publication.
(2) Mathematics Part II – Textbook for Class XI, NCERT Publication.

Unit– I Relations And Functions

1. Relations and Functions :

Types of relations : reflexive, symmetric, transitive and equivalence relations. One to one and onto functions, composite functions, inverse of a function. Binary operations.

2. Inverse Trigonometric Functions :

Defintion, range, domain, principal value branches, Graphs of inverse trigonometric functions. Elementary properties of inverse trigonometric functions.

Unit II : Algebra

1. Matrices :

Concept, notation, order, equality, types of matrices, zero matrix, transpose of a matrix, symmetric and kew symmetric matrices. Addition, multiplication and scalar multiplication of matrices, simple properties of edition, multiplication and scalar multiplication. Non commutativity of multiplication of matrices and existence of non zero matrices whose product is the zero amt4rix (restrict to square matrices of order 2).Concept of elementary row and column operations. Invertible matrices and proof of the uniqueness of inverse, if it exists. (Here all matrices will have real entries).

2. Determinants :

Determinant of a square matrix (upto 3 x 3 matrices), properties of determinants, minors, cofactors and applications of determinants in finding the area of a triangle. A joint and inverse of a square matrix. Consistency, inconsistency and number of solutions of system of linear equations by examples, solving system of linear equations in two or three variables (having unique solution) using inverse
of a matrix.

Unit III : Calculus

1. Continuity and Differentiability :

Continuity and Differentiability, derivative of composite functions, chain rule, derivative of inverse trigonometric functions, derivative of implicit function. Concept of exponential and logarithmic functions and their derivative. Logarithmic differentiation. Derivative of functions expressed in parametric forms. Second order derivatives. Rolle’s and Lagrange’s Mean Value Theorems (without proof) and their geometric interoperations.

2. Applications of Derivatives :

Applications of derivatives : rate of change, increasing / decreasing functions, tangets and normals, approximation, maxima and minima (first derivative test motivated geometrically and second derivative test given as a provable tool). Simple problems (that illustrate basic principles and understanding of the subject as well as real life situations).

3. Integrals

Integration as inverse process of differentiation. Integration of a variety of functions by substitution, by partial fractions and by parts, only simple integrals of the type : To be evaluated. Define integrals as a limit of sum, Fundamental Theorem of calculus (without
proof). Basic properties of definite integrals and evaluation of definite integrals

4. Applications of the Integrals :

Applications in findings the area under simple curves, especially lines, areas of circles / parabolas / ellipse (in standard form only), area between the two above said curves (the region should be clearly identifiable).

5. Differential Equations :

Definition, order and degree, general and particular solutions of a differential equation. Formation of differential equation whose general solution is given. Solution of differential equations by method of separation of variables, homogeneous differential equations of first order and first degree. Solutions of linear differential equations of the type :

Unit IV : Vectors And Three Dimensional Geometry


1. Vectors :

Vectors and scales, magnitude and direction of a vector. Direction cosines / ratios of vectors. Types of vectors (equal, unit, zero, parallel and collinear vectors), position vector of a point, negative of a vector, components of a vector, addition of vectors, multiplication of a vector by a scalar, position vector of a point dividing a line segment in a given ratio Scalar (dot) product of vectors, projection of a vector on a line. Vector (cross) product of vectors.

2. Three – dimensional Geometry :

Direction cosines / ratios of a line joining two points. Cartesian and vector equation of a line, coplanar and skew lines, shortest distance between two lines. Cartesian and vector equation of a plane. Angle between (1) two lines, (ii) two planes, (iii) a line and plane. Distance of a point from a plane.

Unit V : Linear Programming

1. Linear programming

Introduction, definition of related terminology such as constraints, objective function, optimization, different types of linear programming (LP) problems, mathematical formulation of LP, problems, graphical method of solution for problems in two variables, feasible and infeasible regions, feasible and infeasible solutions, optional feasible solutions (upto three non trivial constraints).

Unit VI : Probability

1. Probability :

Multiplication theorem on probability, Conditional probability, independent events, total probability, Baye’s theorem, Random Variable and its probability distribution, mean and variance of haphazard variable. Repeated independent (Bernoulli) trials and Binomial distribution.

Paper II for B. Arch. only

Architecture Aptitude Test

Aesthetic Sensitivity & Drawing aptitude of the Candidates shall be evaluated involving test of perception, imagination, observation, creativity, presentation & Architectural awareness to be presented in visual format relating to.

• Free hand sketching of scenes and activities observed by candidates from rural / urbal life commonly observed such as Markets, Streets, Bus / Rail, Station, Ghats, Water front, monuments etc.

• Design, Drawing & Presentation of commonly seen / used posters / Graphics, Greeting Cards, book cover design, hoardings, logos, wall papers, flooring patterns etc.

• Creative Design & presentation of commonly used day to day objects / artifacts like Candle Stand, toilet fixtures, furniture, Soap Case, Chandelier etc. and futuristic automobiles, airplanes, mobiles, computers etc.

• Creative Composition (Geometric or otherwise) depicting, visual harmony or contrast using elements like Shapes, colours etc.

Syllabus for B.E. (evening):

I - Physical Sciences


Algebra,Trigonometry,CoordinateGeometry, Calculus, Differential Equations,Vector


Heating & Chemical effects of current; Thermo-electric effects; SHM, Velocity, acceleration and Types of waves, frequency, wave length and wave velocity, Diffraction and polarization of waves, Cathodes and X-rays, Radioactivity, Nuclear fusion and fission


Organic Chemistry, Electrochemistry, pH Value and buffer solution, Corrosion, Alloys, Fuels, Water, Environmental Chemistry and

II - Engineering Sciences

Structural Analysis

Stresses and Strains, Bending moment and shear force,Bending Stresses, Columns, Steel Truss - Simple analysis of steel trusses.

Design of R.C. Structure

Singly & Doubly Reinforced Beam,Slabs,T-Beam, Columns & Footings

Building Materials and Construction

Building Materials Building Construction

Irrigation Engineering

Flow of Water Flow over notches and weirs Flow through Open Channels Methods of Irrigation River training & Cross Drainage Works Dams Canal masonary works.

Environmental Engineering

Water supply Engineering Sanitary Engineering

Transportation Engineering :


Highway Geometric Design, Highway materials & Constructions, Pavement Design,Traffic Engineering


Gauges, Sleepers, Plate Laying, Ballast, Points & Crossings, Train Resistance


Type of Bridges, Loads on Bridges, Design of Bridges

Soil Mechanics

Index Properties Shear Strength Permeability and Seepage Consolidation & Compaction


Chain Surveying Compass Surveying Plane Table Surveying Levelling Theodolite Traversing

(B) B.E. (Electrical Engineering)

Fields And Circuits

Magnetic Field due to current,Ohm's and Kirchhoff's Laws, Faraday's Law of Magnetic Induction

Electrical Machines and Power Apparatus

Transformer, D.C. Machines Induction Motor Synchronous Machines Distribution & Transmission Systems.

Instrumentation and Control

PMMC, PI,Dynamometer type instruments, bridges, CRO, Transducers, Time domain and frequency domain analysis, controllers.


Binary numbers, logic gates transistors, diodes, OPAMP, display devices, telemetry.


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